(United Dioceses of Cashel, Ferns, Leighlin, Lismore, Ossory & Waterford)

Cathedrals

Ferns Cathedral

Ferns Cathedral

History The Cathedral Church of St. Edan is situated in Ferns, the ancient capital of Leinster and has strong links with St. David’s of the Church in Wales. The Dean Writes “Christian witness came to Ferns over 1400 years ago. St. Edan (Aidan) came to Ferns in c.600ad. There has been a “stone” church on […]

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  November 8, 2013   No comments
Waterford Cathedral

Waterford Cathedral

Christ Church Waterford Cathedral website: http://www.christchurchwaterford.com/ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Christ-Church-Cathedral-Waterford/141515172536092 History The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Christ Church was built on a site of Christian worship which dates back to 1050 and probably before. The first church on this site was built in the 11th Century, probably around the time the previously pagan Vikings had […]

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Lismore Cathedral

Lismore Cathedral

Opening Times April/September Daily 09:00—6:00 p.m. October/March Daily 09:00—4:00 p.m. Entry is free. History Lismore Cathedral dedicated to Cartagh, also spelled Carthage, was founded in 635 by Mochuda who took the name of his teacher Cartagh so that it might not be forgotten, so the one man has two names! Lismore Cathedral is not the […]

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St. Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny

St. Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny

St. Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny website: stcanicescathedral.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stcanicescathedral The cathedral is closed to visitors during services, although you are invited to join us for worship if you wish.   Entrance Fees: Cathedral Round Tower Combination (Cathedral & Tower) Adults €4.00 €3.00 €6.00 Concession €3.00 €2.50 n/a Groups(10+ pax) €3.00pp €2.50 €5.50 Groups (10+ pax)with […]

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  October 22, 2013   No comments
Leighlin Cathedral

Leighlin Cathedral

St. Laserian’s Cathedral, Old Leighlin Leighlin website: http://www.saintlaserianscathedral-parishes.ie/ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/St-Laserians-Cathedral-and-the-Leighlin-Union-of-Parishes/200026636680660 St Laserian’s Cathedral in County Carlow is one of the undiscovered gems in Ireland and is a magnificent example of a late 12th century cathedral. History Early in the seventh century St Gobban founded a monastery at Old Leighlin where in 630 AD a synod […]

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  October 22, 2013   No comments
Cashel Cathedral

Cashel Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of St. John the Baptist and St. Patrick’s Rock, Cashel Website: www.cashelunion.ie Cashel, resting at the heart of Tipperary’s Golden Vale, is an epicentre of Irish and European heritage, with a history which predates the discovery of America and the New World by over a millennium. A home to saints, scholars and warrior […]

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  October 22, 2013   No comments